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Non-Accredited Training Coffee Basics

Overview

This training will provide students with the basic skills and practical knowledge in coffee making. This short workshop covers the following content:

  • Basic introduction to hygiene and safety practices
  • How to use a commercial coffee machine including cleaning
  • Basic aspects of coffee making
  • How to froth milk and pouring techniques
  • Make a variety of coffees
This training provides a taste of the hospitality industry for students potentially interested in entering the industry. The training will provide the basic skills to be employed as a café/coffee shop attendant, or junior barista.

Qualification:

Non-Accredited Training - Coffee Basics

Next Intake:

Always open

Course No:

XA-TS01

Campus:

CIT Reid


*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.

Duration:

Face to face delivery will take place in a simulated cafe at CIT Reid campus for 5 hours. Training can be adapted for delivery off-site in a suitable school-based or workplace environment.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. Subject costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available. The fees below apply unless training as an apprentice or trainee.

Indicative Cost:

$95

Likely Job Outcome:

Café/coffee shop attendant
Junior barista

Application Type:

Full Fee
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Additional Information

Students must wear non-slip enclosed shoes and hair must be tied back to comply with hygiene and WHS standards.

Enrolment information:
For the next enrolment dates and Class Reference Numbers(CRNs)/Block codes please visit the Hospitality short courses

Entry Requirements

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1 subject

  • Coffee Basics
    • CIT Code: FBEV181
      Cost: Full fee $95.00
      Description:

      This training will provide students with the basic skills and practical knowledge in coffee making. This short workshop covers the following content:

      • Basic introduction to hygiene and safety practices
      • How to use a commercial coffee machine including cleaning
      • Basic aspects of coffee making
      • How to froth milk and pouring techniques
      • Make a variety of coffees

      This training provides a taste of the hospitality industry for students potentially interested in entering the industry. The training will provide the basic skills to be employed as a café/coffee shop attendant, or junior barista.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management SIT60322
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Statement Attainment Hospitality Compliance Skill Set SITSS00070
Statement Attainment Provide Responsible Gambling Services

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au